Donald Harry Lindgren

September 23,1923 ~ April 18, 2013

Donald H. Lindgren was born in Portland, Oregon and lived many places during his childhood. He graduated from Camas High School in 1941 and from the University of Washington following his return from WWII where he served in the 70th Division of the Army.
He married Genevieve Belz in 1946 and enjoyed 66 years of marriage. He was an architect in Vancouver and designed over 80 churches in the Northwest, as well as many college buildings for George Fox University.
He is survived by his wife, Genevieve and his four daughters, Marilyn Delano, Janice Younce, Karen Cooper, and Lonnelle Sawyer, all of Vancouver. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Don was a member of Vancouver First Friends Church, Purple Heart Club, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the American Legion. He leaves a legacy of love for his Lord Jesus as well as love for his family.
Contributions can be made to Vancouver First Friends Church, 2710 NE 65th Avenue, Vancouver, WA 98661.
Please sign his Guest Book at

Published in The Columbian on Apr. 21, 2013